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Nightclub Owner Makes Ledger Drug Claims

HEATH LEDGER feared cocaine would kill him, according to a nightclub owner who alleges he took the drug with the late star. John-Bruce Shoemaker has come forward with his claims just one week after Ledger...

Bentley Breaks Silence Over Close Pal Ledger's Death

Reclusive actor WES BENTLEY is so saddened by the death of his friend HEATH LEDGER he has issued a rare statement about the late star, describing him as a "vibrant man" and a "friend forever"....

Ledger The On-set Prankster

HEATH LEDGER was a movie set prankster who once filled an amphibian-fearing producer's hotel room with live frogs. The late actor picked on Hollywood hotshot Lee Daniels while the pair was staying in a low-rent...

Wes Bentley Remembers Heath Ledger As A "Friend Forever"

Actor Wes Bentley has joined the band of Hollywood stars paying tribute to Heath Ledger after his tragic death last week.The Brokeback Mountain star was found dead in his Manhattan apartment last week, with the...

By on 30 January 2008

Ledger Burial To Take Place On Friday

HEATH LEDGER will be laid to rest in a $25,000 (GBP12,500) mahogany casket lined with cream-coloured velvet in his native Perth, Australia on Friday (01Feb08), according to reports. The body of the actor, who was...

Ledger's Drug Past Plastered Over U.s. Tabloids

HEATH LEDGER's drug past has come back to haunt him in a series of hard-hitting articles making headlines in the U.S. tabloids a week after the Australian actor died. The Brokeback Mountain star was found...

Author Chopra Recalls Last Chat With Exhausted Ledger

Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER was tired and "a little depressed" the day before he died, according to acclaimed author DEEPAK CHOPRA. Chopra spoke to Ledger on 21 January (08) and recalls the Australian movie star...

Ledger's Father Visits Apartment Where He Died

HEATH LEDGER's father paid an emotional visit to the late actor's New York apartment on Tuesday (29Jan08), a week after the star was found dead there. Kim Ledger arrived at the luxury Broome Street, Soho...

Imaginarium May Go Forth Without Ledger

Although it was initially reported following Heath Ledger's death that writer-director Terry Gilliam would abandon his latest film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which Ledger was making at the time of his death, it now...

Redford To Walk In The Woods?

Acclaimed actor and director ROBERT REDFORD could produce and star in a film based on the expeditions of travel writer BILL BRYSON.The Hollywood Reporter has stated that the HORSE WHISPERER star is interested in working...

By on 29 January 2008

Williams Puts Work On Hold To Grieve For Ledger

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has put work commitments on hold indefinitely while she grieves for her former fiancee HEATH LEDGER. The 27-year-old was filming the last scenes of new movie Mammoth in Sweden when she heard...

Sick Prankster Uses Ledger Death To Call Stars

A sick opportunist is using HEATH LEDGER's death to get in touch with the actor's famous friends, according to new Australian reports. Stars like Christian Bale, Halle Berry and Mel Gibson have been targeted by...

Gilliam Trying To Save Last Ledger Film

Filmmaker TERRY GILLIAM is determined to "salvage" the movie HEATH LEDGER was midway through making when he died last Tuesday (22Jan08). The veteran director and Ledger were filming scenes for The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus...

Gosling Pays Subtle Tribute To Ledger At Sag Awards

RYAN GOSLING paid a special tribute to pal HEATH LEDGER at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (27Jan08) - by wearing a special black ribbon on his lapel. The actor's sister...

Day-lewis, Christie Win Top Sag Awards

Daniel Day-Lewis received the top award for male movie actors at the Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony Sunday night -- and dedicated it to the late Heath Ledger. "For as long as I can remember,...

Naomi Watts Joins Heath Ledger's Family At Memorial Service

Family and friends of the late Heath Ledger, including his ex-girlfriend Naomi Watts, have gathered at a memorial service for the actor.Watts and Ledger's ex-fiancee Michelle Williams were among the mourners at the private service...

Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

Nolan Pays Tribute To Hardworking Ledger

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN has paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER, insisting he was one of Hollywood's most hardworking actors. Nolan - who directed Ledger as the Joker in new movie The Dark Knight - claims the...

Newspaper Claims Olsen Threats

MARY-KATE OLSEN's lawyers have been accused of "threatening" a newspaper editor who called for her to be quizzed by police over HEATH LEDGER's death. The New York Police Department has decided not to question the...

Watts Joins Mourners At Ledger Memorial

NAOMI WATTS was among the family and close friends who attended a private memorial for late actor HEATH LEDGER in Los Angeles on Saturday (26Jan08) night. The low-key 30-minute service took place at Westwood Village...

Public Memorial Service To Be Held For Ledger

U.S. fans will pay tribute to late actor HEATH LEDGER next week at a public memorial service in Los Angeles. Australia's foreign minister Stephen Smith gave no details of the remembrance ceremony in California but...

Ledger Memorial Expected

A public memorial service for Hollywood star Heath Ledger could be held in Los Angeles in the next week, according to reports.The 28-year-old's body was discovered at his luxury apartment in New York on Tuesday....

By on 26 January 2008

Olsen Passes On Condolences To Ledger's Family

Actress MARY-KATE OLSEN has broken her silence following the death of her close friend HEATH LEDGER by offering her condolences to his family. The 21-year-old actress, who was linked romantically to the actor, was the...

Plummer: 'Cold London Damp Left Ledger Very Ill'

Veteran actor CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER suspects London's cold, damp night air contributed to the death of HEATH LEDGER on Tuesday (22Jan08). The 78-year-old was filming movie The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus with Ledger in the British...

Police Deny Plans To Interview Olsen Over Ledger's Death

The New York Police Department (NYPD) have denied reports they plan to interview actress MARY-KATE OLSEN as they attempt to piece together HEATH LEDGER's final hours. The actress was a good friend of the tragic...

Fox News's Gibson Apologizes For Remarks About Ledger

Fox News commentator John Gibson apologized on his TV show, The Big Story, Thursday for remarks he made on his radio talk show the previous day about the death of Heath Ledger. During the show,...

Ledger Family Grieve

Heath Ledger's family have publicly expressed their grief for the loss of the late actor following his tragic death on Tuesday.The Brokeback Mountain star was found unconscious in his apartment in downtown Manhattan and pronounced...

By on 25 January 2008

Phillips Struggling With Deaths

Actress BIJOU PHILLIPS is struggling to cope with the deaths of BRAD RENFRO and HEATH LEDGER because both actors were too talented to die in their 20s. The Almost Famous star took off to the...

Depp To Take Over From Ledger In Final Film?

Director TERRY GILLIAM is determined to finish shooting HEATH LEDGER's last film THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS - with JOHNNY DEPP in his place. Filming on the set of the fantasy movie was allegedly abandoned...

Ledger Thanks Aussie Media In Haunting Voicemail

HEATH LEDGER made peace with Australian journalists his ex-fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS claimed had tortured the actor - just three weeks before his death. The movie star left a voicemail message on The West Australian film...

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